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2012/09/19

ASONAHORES welcomes tourism policies of President Medina




The decision by President Danilo Medina to support its economic program giving a boost to tourism places this sector as "best" in terms of its relations with the government sector and the adoption of public policies that facilitate their growth, said the new President of the Association of Hotels and Tourism of the Dominican Republic (ASONAHORES).

Mr. Luis Emilio Rodriguez Amiama, said that with regard to government support, the industry is "facing the best possible scenario for the tourism sector, with a President pro-tourism, with a quantitative target set by the President and a Minister of Tourism has been consistent in its policy of cooperation with the private sector. "

For the first time, he said, the country has a president "who has placed tourism as one of the pillars of its project," for the first time the government "set a quantitative target for tourism", and raises the industry as "locomotive "of the economy.

He described the situation as "the best that has been our partnership, and we made ​​the decision to be active" and "get as far as possible" in the effort to achieve in 10 years the figure of 10 million foreign tourists via air ".

Rodriguez said some suggest that this goal set by President Medina is "ambitious" but ASONAHORES "do not see it", and as you can not predict the future, consider this a very important proposal because everything is made to reach that goal "will be immensely good for the country and its economy."

ASONAHORES President stressed that the entity has its "engine on" and has "a proposal for tourism connected with the vision of the Plan of Government of President Medina and also with the National Development Strategy."


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Mass participation in the World Day Beach Cleanup




575 Volunteers Bayahibe, Dominicus, Boca de Yuma, Boca de Chavon and Catalina Island Beach Cumayasa collected 23,000 pounds of trash in the destination La Romana-Bayahibe, in the framework of the celebration of World Day beach cleanups.

The statement was made by Ana Garcia, Executive Director of the Association of Hotel La Romana-Bayahibe (AHRB), an organization that coordinated the fifth consecutive year by the Tourism Cluster La Romana-Bayahibe, with Vida Blue Foundation and the Provincial Directorate of the Ministry of Environment day.

Garcia said that in the collected works of this time is covered areas Public Beach Bayahibe, Dominicus Public Beach, Boca de Chavon, Boca de Yuma, Dominicus Bayahibe Coastal Road, Catalina Island, Channel Catuano, Magayanes Beach, Rio Dulce , Salt River Mouth Estuary and Cumayasa Romana. ¨ Only our membership collected nearly 9,000 pounds of trash ¨ she said.

The executive said this year extended the day cleaning Multipurpose facilities of La Romana, led by Juan Jose Santana, Provincial Governor of La Romana, Amarilis Santana, Senator for the province of La Romana, Andy Omar Johnson, Director of Environment la Romana, Jaime David Fernandez Mirabal, Minister of Sports; Altagracia Polanco, Director of the School District 05-03; Coronel Pacheco Varela, Director of the Vocational School and Indhira Ledesma Foundation representative of Vida Azul.

We appreciate the support of Viva Wyndham Dominicus Palace Hotels & Beach, Hotel Dreams La Romana, Bayahibe Hotel, Hotel Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus Hotel Be Live Canoa, Flamingo Bay, Splish Splash and Saone Dreams, Gri Gri Divers, Supermercado La Defense Bayahibe, Oriental Bakery, City of La Romana, and restaurants Boca de Yuma, with its contributions made ​​this activity.

La Romana Bayahibe Hotels Association (AHRB) was created in 2000 in order to ensure sustainable development of the tourist, hotel operations make implementing sound practices environment, ensure the conservation of natural resources and implement social programs directed to neighboring communities.




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